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GSK has announced that the MHRA has authorised its Arexvy respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine for active immunisation for the prevention of lower respiratory tract disease (LRTD) caused by RSV in adults over the age of 60.
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals has announced that it has entered a strategic agreement with Roche for the development and commercialisation of zilebesiran, Alnylam’s investigational RNAi therapeutic for the treatment of hypertension in patients with high cardiovascular risk.
GSK has announced that the FDA has granted fast track designation for its investigational vaccine for gonorrhoea, which is currently in an ongoing phase 2 trial assessing the efficacy of the vaccine in healthy adults aged 18 to 50 who are considered at risk of contracting gonorrhoea.
Eli Lilly has announced results from its two phase 3 tirzepatide studies in adult patients with obesity or who are overweight with weight-related comorbidities, excluding type 2 diabetes.
Novo Nordisk has shared results from the select cardiovascular outcomes trial, which show that a once-weekly subcutaneous dose of Wegovy (semaglutide 2.4mg) reduced the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (mace) by 20% in overweight or obese adults over the age of 45 with established cardiovascular disease (CVD) and no prior history of diabetes.